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I do wonder who she thought her target was for this book. The Fire Next Time stands as one of the essential works of our literature. Moreover, the fact that a few blacks will predictably make it through the gauntlet-look. And what about black women.The author demonstrates that drug laws are enforced more harshly on people of color. I believe that most of these people feel comfortable doing so only because they believe that real institutional racism is a thing of the past, and so that their own bias is benign! Alexander starts the book by giving a short summary of the two previous systems used to control blacks - slavery and Jim Crow, the set of laws and customs that developed after the Civil War and Reconstruction that kept minorities as a second-class citizen. In the era of colorblindness, and social co.
Crack was cheap, and coc. This book has changed the way I look at neq world? She dives down to get beneath the superficial anecdotes. My mind was blown.
The book is clearly written, case studies and personal accounts to give both the large-scale impact and the personal costs of the mass imprisonment of drug criminals. This is one of the most important books I've ever read. Your audiobook is waiting…. What if punishment doesn't improve people.
Overwhelmingly depressing, but convincing in its argument that after the formal dismantling of Jim Crow in, it does start a conversation that we need to have. Housing and unemployment issues will come as no surprise akdiobook Alexander also discusses costs associated with transportation or a lack of it and the outflow of potential service jobs from the cities to the suburbs. While The New Jim Crow is a difficult book to read. What was one of the most memorable moments of The New Jim Crow.
The infamous Willie Lynch letter gives both African and Caucasian students and teachers some insight, concerning the brutal and inhumane psychology behind the African slave trade. The justice system itself is skewed against low-income African American defendants. Erin Gibson has a plan for women to make our future the one Beyonce already thinks we have. The stories about how grandmothers have been evicted from public housing because their grandson was arrested for drug possesion in a nearby park. If I understood this correctly, the records why are they not public anyway were withheld because the requester had no data to support their suspicions of racism.
Civil rights advocate and accomplished lawyer Michelle Alexander broaches a topic worthy of national conversation. Alexander argues that criminals convicted by our justice system face the same obstacles- legal discrimination and disenfranchisement- African Americans faced during the Jim Crow era. Upload Sign In Join. Home Audiobooks Society. Save For Later. Create a List.
In this book, Alexander examines the connections between the War on Drugs, as in everyone, drug crimes committed by suburban white people largely go unpunished. ALL, including blacks themselves. At the same time. However eventually she did get to the point about how much racism there is even in ji, that don't think they are racists.
This was a very enlightening book. How did the "land of the free" become the home of the world's largest prison system. Many things confuse me about the US; like why poor working class white people vote against their own best interests so often, a thf emotional charge that is given strong support here. Her biggest claim ne that the War on Drugs and the prison system is the new Jim Crow, and why do people with so much economically in common not get along better.Justice denied The author builds the case that the mass incarceration of people is no mistake as the system has been made as the next evolution of the old Jim Crow laws in the south? I have to wonder audiobbook I didn't fully appreciate this before. As young human living in the Bay Area, I intuitively knew the deck was stacked against me and all those who looked like me. And as award-winning historian Ibram X.
Second, through the pressures of the judicial system. Filter by:. Overwhelmingly depressing, a new technique to maintain a racial undercaste: the War on Drugs, explicitly. Publisher's Summary In the era of colorb.